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Californians could face ‘double taxation’ with state, federal carbon taxes

Californians could face ‘double taxation’ with state, federal carbon taxes

By Michael Bastasch
10:12 PM 12/09/2012

Last month, environmentalists cheered as California launched a cap-and-trade program, but talks of a federal carbon tax raised concerns about double taxation.

The San Francisco Chronicle reports that while the chances of a federal tax on carbon emissions being adopted are still remote, California state officials are worried enough to have started discussing the prospect.

Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2012/12/09/californians-could-face-do...

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Cyril's picture

That's fine, because I love paying taxes.

That's fine, because I LOVE paying taxes.

And hear people who pay less taxes than me tell me I can always pay more because I make more money anyway.

Welcome to La-La-Welfare-Land and Moral Hazard City.

I have heard this formidably indefectible logic for 3 decades in socialist Europe now going bankrupt even though they don't print Monopoly money as fast as Uncle Ben Bernake does.

How about having everybody working and keeping their money and putting the TAX THIEVES and parasitic bureauCRAP cronies in jail instead ?

Oh, nevermind : the people don't need to understand Economics.

They are happier AS SLAVES and SLUGS like today.

Dumb me.

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.

http://Laissez-Faire.Me/Liberty

"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

Quote from my beloved brother - In - Law

I don't mind paying more tax because it means I made more money..

Cyril's picture

I could be envious

Well, I'd almost envy his "innocence".

I lost mine.

LONG AGO.

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.

http://Laissez-Faire.Me/Liberty

"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius